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Where can I find information about Action Strings?
Search on the term "Action strings" in the Help Documentation.The actions that the product performs when you select a tool, select a menu item, or press a function key are defined by the action string associated with that object. At first it is simplest to think of an action string as a key-in or series of key-ins. For example, the action string associated with the Place SmartLine tool is the key-in PLACE SMARTLINE. The true effect of selecting the Place SmartLine tool is activation of the PLACE SMARTLINE key-in.
Several types of actions can be specified in action strings and associated with tools, view controls, menu items, and function keys.
These options can be used immediately following the E, T, or K action types or anywhere in a multiple action string following a semicolon.
Each action string can contain several actions (separated by semicolons).
For example, this action string places a blue two-inch circle at a user-specified point: co=blue;E,PLACE CIRCLE RADIUS;T,2;M,cfPlace 2 Inch Circle;%d;null
The actions are as follows: